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Chad "Stick" Poindexter (Stick) - BPL Forum Member

My Locale Wet & Humid Southeast....
About Me My stomping grounds are the SE US, and 90% of the time, somewhere on the AT in GA, TN, or NC. Other times I enjoy going to the Smokies, or other smaller wilderness areas such as the Savage Gulf area.
Most of my trips are between 2 - 5 days long, with rare 7 day long trips. My total pack weights are generally under 20 lbs, unless trying new gear, or carrying extra for the kids. In the dead of summer, I enjoy SUL hikes, and have given thought to XUL (almost there...)
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All Forum Posts by Chad "Stick" Poindexter

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odor free 4 g tabs
Just for the record, I can't even detect a hint of smell from my 4 g tabs, which is only one reason why I prefer them over the stinky, fish smelling, 14 g tabs. Saying that, I have never shoved...

In GEAR » stored ESBIT "odour"
June 29, 9:00am

Re: Re: Suunto... eh...
Roger, I know you said you didn't want a debate, so this isn't a debate... but I gotta say that my Suunto Core is not temperature biased as you said your's was. Mine consistently reads ...

In GEAR » Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
June 27, 8:58pm

Re: Re: Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
Scott, if your friend has had that many issues with the Core, it sounds like he needs to send it back in. I have done lots of swimming, both in fresh water and saltwater, while wearing mine and ha...

In GEAR » Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
June 27, 11:40am

Re: Re: Re: Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
I mean I dont expect precise measurements from something as simple as a watch. However, unless the weather is all over the place, the readings are pretty consistent, and IME mostly reliable. I ...

In GEAR » Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
June 27, 7:35am

Re: Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
Any wrist watch will need to be removed from the wrist to collect an ambient temperature. I have been using the Core for almost the last 2 years and overall am happy with it. The altimeter is a...

In GEAR » Best watch with thermometer and altimeter?
June 27, 6:17am

ZPacks
I would suggest ordering some from ZPacks. This way they fit perfectly and show up with your pack... even attached already! They just updated thier pocket design which I like alot. You can che...

In GEAR » Gossamer Gear Hip Belt Pockets / Zpacks Arc Blast Questions
June 17, 9:04am

Re: Strong tent stake....just one for a hexamid
As others have said, I also use Lawson's ti hook stakes and they have worked quite well. However, about a year and a half ago now, I decided to start carrying 2 slightly larger diameter stakes ...

In GEAR » Strong tent stake....just one for a hexamid
May 28, 2:39pm

Stating the Obvious
I figure folks like LineLoc's for their simplicity, which means they don't have to tie any knots... just stake out, cinch, and done.

In GEAR » Why use line locks on a guylines?
May 24, 10:09pm

Re: Sound
It really is a great piece of kit. As can be seen here, there are tons of uses for it. I have actually used it as a back wall on an A frame tarp, a beak on a half pyramid, and of course as a ground...

In GEAR » zpacks rain skirt
May 18, 8:38pm

Re: What is your Hexamid bug protection solution?
I wouldn't try using my MLD bug bivy under my Solo Plus Hexamid tarp... or any other A-Frame style bug bivy... it just doesn't work that well... If you don't mind small, enclosed pla...

In GEAR » What is your Hexamid bug protection solution?
May 18, 8:29pm

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